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to door to educate voters on the issues. >> when you go out there oh they say this is important. i really think it's effective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> so it's really a combination of getting stuff in the mail, seeing what's on tv, and then that direct contact that brings the deal home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decisions to be made we spoke with a lot of people out on the street who have note yet made up their minds. >> it's a lot more investigating the deal. >> i'm still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually really rude and sad when people are trying to sway us. it's a really personal opinion and i think everyone's entitled to that. >> i feel like i'm intelligent enough and that i can make up my own mind. >> reporter: still, door to door campaigning won't end anytime soon. >> in the final analysis, it does improve turnout. and so for now, we're stuck with this system. wellsite what the -- see what the future holds. >> reporter: in berkeley, anne makovec, cbs
that are getting voters' attention and both parties are doing their best to educate people before they head to the polls. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec on how the campaigns are taking a personal approach. >> this election is very important. >> reporter: that's one point we can all agree on, the rest of it from propositions to the president, not so much. that's why the california democrat party set up a day of action today, going door to door to educate voters on the issues. >> when you go out there, and you say, oh, this is important, i should know the issues. i really think it's effective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it's really a combination of getting stuff in the mail, seeing what's on tv, then that direct contact that brings the deal home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decisions to be made, we spoke with a lot of people out on the street who have not yet made up their minds. >> there's a lot more investigating to do. >> i'm still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually
billion a year about $3 billion pays off education debt. and another around 6 or $8 billion will go to an education protection account. it is that that account can't be used by any other -- for any other purpose. however, that money then frees up the same amount of money in the general fund so that those sacramento politicians can use that money to pay for other things can pay for pensions, social programs or whatever jet ski, whatever they want. so the truth is, politicians can touch the mon -- can't touch the exact money in the account but can spend now what is freed up in the general fund so each side is pointing at each other. they are both wrong. >> a little politics there. i guess there's opposition especially for one family. tell us about that. >> i have to tell you the munger family is off jerry brown's christmas list. that's for sure. charles munger was a vice president at berkshire hathaway so a very wealthy violent working with warren buffett. his two children one is charles junior one is molly, charles is a -- charles junior is a republican and very active in politics in
was wrong. the taliban are actually proud of targeting a teenage girl who wants an education. a taliban spokesman called her, quote, the symbol of inif a dells and obscenity. unquote. in fact, malala is a devout muslim. she rose to prominence as a symbol of resistance to curtail education for girls when they took control of the swat valley in 2009. at age 11 she was writing an anonymous blog about life under be the taliban. in one entry entitled, i am afraid, she wrote about a terrible dream of helicopters and the taliban. fear is the taliban's primary weapon. reinforced with a willingness to use extreme violence against anyone who contradicts their medieval rules. her willingness to speak out gave her a nomination for the children's peace prize. >> there are people whose voices have been suppressed and people are living in fear but i think there will be many malala's in this country. i have all the faith. >> reporter: today school children made a point of praying for her. medical officials say that malala will be kept in the hospital for a few more days and then if necessary moved onto
to get girls education. the local government is offering a $104,000 award for information leading to her attackers but she does remain in critical condition. mark phillips is in london with her story. good morning. >> reporter: the latest medical bulletin on malala yousufzai's condition is she's still critical, still unconscious, and still on a ventilator and doctors removed a bullet lodged near her spine and moving her to another hospital with better critical care facilities. >> chances are for several days. fairly good chances. >> reporter: it's been two days since the taliban in pakistan tried to kill malala yousufzai. and kill her dream of equal education rights for girls. she's clinging to life. and judging from the reaction of men and women so does her dream. she was a prime target for the taliban who don't think women should have any rights. it's this kind of talk they try to silence. >> they can't stop me. i'll get my education if it's at home, school or any place. save our schools, save our pakistan. >> reporter: local pakistani officials in the swat valley where malala yousufza
to educate voters on the issues. >> when you go out there they say oh this is important. i should know the issues and i really think it's effective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it's what's really a combination of getting stuff in the mails seeing what's on tv and them that direct contact that brings the deal home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decisions to be made we spoke with people out the street. >> there's a lot more investigating to do. >> still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually really rude. and bad when people are trying to sway. it's just a really personal opinion and i think everyone's entitled to that. >> i feel like i'm intelligent enough and that i can make up my own mind. >> reporter: still, door to door campaigning won't end anytime soon. >> in the final analysis it does improve turnout. and so for now, we're stuck with this system. we'll see what the future holds. >> reporter: in berkeley, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> today both candidates were busy tr
's plan to raise taxes to avoid further cuts to public safety and education. when asked about prop 30 with only a prescription, 38% said they would vote no. 33% said yes. 29% not certain. but when prop 30 was explained in detail, the results were different. take a look. the yes respondents outnumbered the nos 45 to 39%. prop 30 would temporarily raise the state sales tax by .25% and raise the income tax on those earning more than a quarter million dollars a year. >>> what a day for bay area baseball fans. as and giants both digging deep last night. right field, base hit, the oakland as will live another day game five tomorrow! >> why did i go to bed last night? the tigers were ahead by two in the bottom of the 9th when the as brought in three runs to win. seth smith knocked in two and you saw what coco crisp did to bring hunter pence home. game time today at 6:30 at the coliseum. >>> and the ball high and deep will it stay fair? that is way, way out of here. pablo sandoval. >> and the giants pounded the reds in cincinnati 8-3. that series even at two games apiece. the home team has
an adequate response to their demands for education reform. >>> security is tight on indonesia's resort island of bali as survives and victims' families mark 10 years since two deadly nightclub bombings. the explosions killed 202 people in 2002. more than 2,000 police officers and military personnel have been deployed to guard today's memorial services. that's because the government detected some possible terrorist activity. >>> 4:47. 14 people have died from the rare meningitis outbreak. at least 170 more are sick. the outbreak is linked to a tainted steroid shot made by a massachusetts company. it was given to 14,000 people to treat back pain. the company can face criminal charges. >>> the new iphone knows where you are at all times. apple has quite thely started tracking users -- quietly started tracking users and tell advertisers what you want to know. we'll tell you how to opt out. larry magid says it's not an intuitive process or in the privacy settings like you might thing. >> i do blame them of i think that if you're going to give people the ability to control their privacy you should
the petersons in an effort to educate unsuspecting consumers on one of the fastest growing crimes in the country. >> had we been able to go to something like this i don't think we ever would be in a position we are right now. >> reporter: financial fraud red flags, if someone guarantees your investment is safe, they promise returns of over 10% a year, or they tell you that investment is confidential. amend it's important to remember these con artists often develop close relationships for the sole purpose of defrauding someone. the petersons' best friends waited a year before asking them to invest. on the consumerwatch, julie watts, cbs 5. >>> on the surface, you might not see much progress. but coming up, the action behind the scenes. presidio parkway transformation. >> got a beautiful evening in the bay area and surf's up in hawaii. we'll have video after a break. >>> what does president obama think of the 49ers? i'm dennis o'donnell. we have his opinion coming up. and how the giants kept hope alive today in cincinnati. reaction straight ahead. ,, ,,,, i woke up with this horrible rash on my ri
of next week, offshore wins some temperatures near 90. >>> it's the foundation to any good education, reading. but not all kids like to read. >> it's true. for some they need a little added motivation. our lady of grace in castro valley found the perfect plan. that's why they are cbs 5's "cool school" of the week. william briscoe is not your typical principal. he prides himself in knowing each an every one of of his 230 students. at castro valley's our lady of grace school. >> it's cool because after a week he was here, he learned our names. after one week. >> reporter: he is also a brilliant motivator. >> we're reading. >> reporter: he has given the kids incentive to hit the books. a month long reading challenge. >> this is a fox. >> reporter: the students read a combined 100,000 minutes in october of 2010. >> he is looking for dinner. >> reporter: the principal said they could green slime him with shampoo. guess what. he got slimed. >> the vo5 shampoo got under the goggles and i was temporarily blinded for five minutes so i had to kind of feel may way over to my office. >> sometim
toward her spine. malala yousufzai is well known as an activist for girls' education. >>> security is tight on indonesia's resort island of bali as survivors and victims' families mark 10 years since two deadly nightclub bombings. the explosions killed 202 people in 2002. more than 2,000 police officers and military personnel have been deployed to guard today's memorial services. that's because the government detected some possible terrorist activity. >>> 5:50 now. an american airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing because a bird got caught up in one of the engines. the boeing 737 was headed from chicago down to miami last night. it hit the bird right before it was about to land in miami. nobody was hurt, and the plane landed safely. >>> 5:51. the new iphone secretly tracking users. >> and it's not an easy fix. we'll show you the tricky way to change your settings on your phone. >> and she is famous for a terrifying skydive gone wrong. how a northern california grandmother is getting a new thrill on the racetrack. he little [ male announcer ] stop & go traffic. you
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